PTC, Rockwell, and Microsoft Create Factory Insights as a Service Joint Offering

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By Ryan Martin | 2Q 2020 | IN-5850


PTC Expects Strong Double-Digit Top Line Growth in 2020


PTC is extending its alliance with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to offer Factory Insights as a Service, a cloud-based solution sold on a modular, use case basis.

Factory Insights as a Service combines many of the key product components of PTC (ThingWorx, Kepware, and Vuforia) and Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk InnovationSuite with Microsoft’s Azure Internet of Things (IoT) Hub and Azure IoT Edge so manufacturers can standardize and scale applications across sites. The focus at launch (3Q 2020) will be operational performance, asset utilization, and workforce efficiency management.

Up to 90% Reduction in Development Time and a 90% Faster Time-to-Value for the Most Critical High-Value Use Cases


In June 2018, PTC and Rockwell signed a US$1 billion equity agreement to align their respective smart factory technologies. The immediate result was the creation of Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, an integrated offering that combines PTC’s ThingWorx, Kepware, and Vuforia…

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